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  Hall, Ralph M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
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NameRalph M. Hall
Address
Rockwall, Texas , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born May 03, 1923
Died Still Living (92 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
May 21, 2012 09:03am
Tags Caucasian - English - Very Conservative - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Environment - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Labor - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Pro-Tort Reform - Widowed - Methodist - Straight -
InfoRalph M. Hall, representing the Fourth Congressional District in Texas, was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1980 and has been re-elected to each succeeding Congress. Congressman Hall was selected as Ranking Member of the Committee on Science and Technology for the 110th Congress and received a waiver to continue as a Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, where he serves on the Energy and Air Quality, Health, and Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittees.

Texas Public Service

Between 1950 and 1962, Mr. Hall served as County Judge of Rockwall County, Texas. In 1958-1959, he served as President of the State Judges and Commissioners Association. He served in the Texas Senate from 1962 to 1972, where he served as President Pro Tempore in 1968-1969.

Personal Background

Ralph M. Hall was born in Fate (Rockwall County), Texas, on May 3, 1923, attended the public schools in Rockwall and graduated from Rockwall High School. He joined the U.S. Navy on December 10, 1942, serving as a lieutenant (senior grade) aircraft carrier pilot from 1942 to 1945. Hall attended Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, in 1943; attended the University of Texas, Austin, 1946-1947, and received his LL.B. from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, in 1951. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1951 and maintained a private law practice in Rockwall for many years.

In 1944, he married the former Mary Ellen Murphy. They have three sons, Hampton, Brett, and Blakeley, and five grandchildren. Murphy died on August 27, 2008.


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Aug 27, 2008 05:00pm Obituary Mary Ellen Murphy Hall, wife of U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall, dies  Article DFWDem 
Jan 02, 2004 12:00am News [Texas Rep] Ralph Hall to switch to GOP  Article NoMoreBS 

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  03/04/2014 TX - District 04 - R Primary Won 45.42% (+16.63%)
  11/06/2012 TX District 04 Won 72.97% (+48.92%)
  05/29/2012 TX District 04 - R Primary Won 58.37% (+37.41%)
  11/02/2010 TX District 4 Won 73.19% (+51.19%)
  03/02/2010 TX District 4 - R Primary Won 57.23% (+27.40%)
  11/04/2008 TX District 4 Won 68.80% (+39.52%)
  03/04/2008 TX District 4 - R Primary Won 73.37% (+63.17%)
  11/07/2006 TX District 4 Won 64.44% (+30.99%)
  11/02/2004 TX District 4 Won 68.25% (+37.80%)
  03/09/2004 TX District 4 - R Primary Won 77.19% (+65.09%)
  01/02/2004 TX District 4 - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 TX District 4 Won 57.82% (+17.45%)
  11/07/2000 TX District 4 Won 60.31% (+22.45%)
  11/03/1998 TX District 4 Won 57.60% (+16.68%)
  11/05/1996 TX District 4 Won 63.77% (+29.47%)
  11/08/1994 TX District 4 Won 58.78% (+18.96%)
  03/08/1994 TX District 4 - D Primary Won 78.88% (+57.76%)
  11/03/1992 TX District 4 Won 58.10% (+20.03%)
  03/10/1992 TX District 4 - D Primary Won 66.17% (+32.34%)
  11/06/1990 TX District 4 Won 99.64% (+99.28%)
  11/08/1988 TX District 4 Won 66.41% (+34.33%)
  11/04/1986 TX District 4 Won 71.66% (+43.32%)
  11/06/1984 TX District 4 Won 57.97% (+15.94%)
  11/02/1982 TX District 4 Won 73.83% (+48.56%)
  11/04/1980 TX District 4 Won 52.26% (+4.51%)
  05/03/1980 TX District 4 - D Primary Won 57.42% (+14.85%)
  05/06/1972 TX Lt. Governor - D Primary Lost 14.66% (-18.54%)
ENDORSEMENTS
TX US President - R Primary - Mar 04, 2008 R Duncan L. Hunter
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R Duncan L. Hunter
US President - Dec 18, 2000 R George W. Bush
TX US Senate - Nov 05, 1996 R Phil Gramm
TX US President - Nov 05, 1996 R Robert J. "Bob" Dole
US House Speaker - Jan 03, 1985 I No Preference
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C00120683 HALL FOR CONGRESS COMMITTEE (RALPH HALL - ROCKWALL, TEXAS) $ 48967.06